Here are the richest self-made Black women in America

Abu Mubarik Oct 19, 2020 at 12:00pm

October 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm | The Black Agenda, Women, Women of Value

Abu Mubarik

Abu Mubarik

October 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm | The Black Agenda, Women, Women of Value

Rihanna has made it to the Forbes' list of richest self-made women for the first time ever. Image via Shutterstock

Black women are becoming some of the most successful group of entrepreneurs worldwide. By dint of hard work, many of them have joined the list of richest self-made women in America. The list, compiled annually by Forbes, details the worth of America’s most successful women entrepreneurs and executives. 

This year’s Forbes list put a spotlight on the 100 richest self-made entrepreneurs, executives and entertainers in the U.S. worth a collective $90 billion. Members hail from all over the U.S. but are heavily concentrated in California where 45 live, said Forbes. Fortunes were calculated using stock prices from September 11, 2020.

Here’s a look at the Black women who made the list.

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